VARCA: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today has appealed the Plastic industry stakeholders to consider Goa as a preferred investment destination.
Chief Minister was addressing the Global MSME Convention for Plastic Industry in Varca.
“I urge the plastic industry stakeholders to look at Goa as an investment destination as Goa has a very conducive climate to the industry. Also, there are many schemes and incentives for the industries interested in investing in Goa,” said Sawant.
He further said that Goa is traditionally known as a tourist paradise but also has an immense presence in knowledge-based industries.
“Look at Industries such as IT, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. They are doing very well. The plastic industry is the major industry which provides packaging and moulded items to pharma, electronics industry,” he added.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the plastic industry is expected to reach Rs. 10 Lakhs crores annual turnover by 2027.
“In my opinion, the industry is expected to give employment to around one crore person in the next five years,” CM added.